Government Libraries Section

Division: Library Types

Government libraries form a Section of their own within IFLA, belonging to Division I: Library Types. The Section is aimed at the community of libraries which are part of and work for a body with a governing task and which have, in any way, a political responsibility or connection. The Section encourages the growth and development of government libraries and assists in their cooperation.

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Government Libraries, Sections

Last update: 13 April 2017

Latest News

December 2019 Mid-Term Conference now open for registration

The Government Libraries Mid-Term Conference in London is now open for registrations.

3 November 2019

WLIC 2019 - Session 238 Gatekeeping to Advocacy

The Government Libraries, Library and Research Services for Parliaments and Law Libraries Sections invite to the session 238 of the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2019 - #WLIC2019, to be held in Athens, Greece. Date: 28 August 2019, 13:45 - 15:45.

4 August 2019

Call for Presentations — IFLA WLIC 2019 Open Session

Government Libraries Section joint with Library and Research Services for Parliaments Section invite presenters to share views/stories and implementations on Government/Parliamentary libraries/librarians helping to provide information and evidence related to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Deadline for submissions: 15 March 2019.

15 January 2019